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The Queen of the South by Arturo Perez-Reverte
  

The Queen of the South

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The Queen of the South by Arturo Perez-Reverte

Guero Davila is a pilot engaged in drug-smuggling for the local cartels. Teresa Mendoza is his girlfriend, a typical narco's morra, quiet, doting, submissive. But then Guero's caught playing both sides and in Sinaloa that means death. Teresa finds herself alone, terrified, friendless and running to save her life, carrying nothing but a gym bag containing a pistol and a notebook that she has been forbidden to read. Forced to leave Mexico, she flees to the Spanish city of Melilla where she meets Santiago Fisterra, a Galician involved in trafficking hashish across the Strait of Gibraltar. When Santiago's partner is captured, it is Teresa who steps in to take his place. Now Teresa has plunged into the dark and ugly world that once claimed Guero's life - and she's about to get in deeper . . .

About the Author

Arturo Perez-Reverte

Arturo Pérez-Reverte is one of Spain's foremost novelists whose books include The Flanders Panel, The Dumas Club, The Fencing Master and Captain Alatriste (the first in the Alatriste series).

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Book Info

Publication date

1st August 2005

Author

Arturo Perez-Reverte

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Author's Website

www.perez-reverte.com/

Publisher

Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
640 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780330413145

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